The Panthers don’t seem especially eager to bring back wideout Muhsin Muhammad, which makes sense. He turns 37 in May.
Unfortunately, they have no logical replacement for “Moose” on the roster.
“We’ve been in somewhat of a search over about eight years for that
spot,” Panthers coach John Fox said to the media this week. “We’ve had some guys roll through that role, and we’re still in
You never want to draft for need, but the Panthers seemingly need to take a wideout in the second or third round this season. (They don’t have a first-round pick.)
Dwayne Jarrett looks no higher on the depth chart than guys like Charly Martin and Kenny Moore. Steve Smith has noticed the Panthers roster looks like a little thin.
“We don’t have a potential third-string quarterback or a bona fide
backup quarterback,” Smith told the Charlotte Observer. “We don’t have a guy we’re considering for [Muhammad's] spot. There’s a lot of areas we’re missing. So
now, we’re an unfinished product.”